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The Ides of March

 

 

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On the roman calendar, March 15 was call the “ides of March.” The term “ides” were use to describe the 13th or 15th day of each months, depending on the number of days in that month. Our word “calendar” comes from the Latin word “kalends.” In Latin, a “kalendarium is a account book and kalends, the first day of the month, is the day many bill are do to be payed.

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On the Roman calendar, March 15 was called the "ides of March." The term "ides" was used to describe the 13th or 15th day of each month, depending on the number of days in that month. Our word "calendar" comes from the Latin word "kalends." In Latin, a "kalendarium" is an account book and kalends, the first day of the month, is the day many bills are due to be paid.

 

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